Business Resources

Starting your business

Resources to assist you to start your new business

Starting a business | Business Queensland

Grow your business

Resources to assist you grow your business

Grow and change your business | Business Queensland

Running your business

Resources to help you run and grow your business

Running a business | Business Queensland

Business Events

Business events for local businesses


Gympie Manufacturing & Engineering Forum

Laminex – 8 June 2023

Gympie Manufacturing & Engineering Forum – Laminex

Performax – 7 September 2023

Suncoast Macademias – 2 November 2023


Gympie Building Business Sessions – 30 May 2023

Business support, employment, and training

Department of Employment, Small Business and Training

Department of Employment, Small Business and Training 


TAFE Gympie

Gympie Campus Location & Courses | TAFE Queensland 


University of Sunshine Coast (UniSC)
UniSC | University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia 


Employability toolkit

Stand out to employers with a free, comprehensive employability toolkit resource from the USC Business School

USC Employability Toolkit | UniSC | University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

Business Planning

Future proof your business. This free course is designed to provide local business owners with a clear understanding of the key factors that underpin their success

Business Planning | UniSC | University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

Business Survey

Business Chamber Queensland’s Pulse Survey of business conditions for the March 2023 quarter is available for download. The survey shows while retaining and recruiting employees is still the most significant constraint for business, interest rates are having the highest impact on growth in more than a decade.

Pulse Report March 23 » Business Chamber Queensland

Buy Local Gift Card

Shop Region Gift Card (separate header under business)

Sign your business and be part of council’s new buy local campaign eftpos gift card program

Shop Gympie Region Gift Card – Gympie Regional Council

Chambers of Commerce

Business Chamber Queensland

Formerly Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ), BCQ is independent, not-for-profit organisation, with a rich legacy of putting Queensland business first, providing practical support backed by innovative thinking and powerful advocacy.

Business services include: Fair Work & HR / Workforce Advice; Workers Compensation; Staff Training.

For further information: About us » Business Chamber Queensland


Join a Chamber of Commerce:

Gympie Chamber of Commerce: Gympie - Chamber of Commerce


Mary Valley Chamber of Commerce: Mary Valley Country, Chamber & News


Tin Can Bay Chamber & Tourism: m 0411 218 254


Rainbow Beach Commerce & Tourism: Visit Rainbow Beach | Cooloola Coast | Gympie Region

Advance Queensland

Advance Queensland is investing in all Queenslanders, providing support and funding across industry. Whether you are an entrepreneur, startup or small business, an investor, university or researcher, Advance Queensland can help support you on your innovation journey.

Advance Queensland | Queensland Government

Council Resources

Food Business Resources Food Business Resources – Gympie Regional Council


Event Management Resources Event Management Resources – Gympie Regional Council

Doing Business Online

Learning how to get your business online can provide an abundance of new opportunities and benefits. 

Find out how to set up an online presence for your business and how to manage and improve the way your business interacts online, including information on how to create a Digital Strategy, build a website, manage online sales & payments.

Websites, social media, and digital marketing | Business Queensland


A free program to help reduce your water, energy and waste bills

CCIQ ecoBiz

Export Market Development

Trade and Investment Queensland is the Queensland Government’s dedicated global business agency, helping Queensland exporters take their products to world markets and promoting Queensland as the perfect place for investment.

TIQ - Learn about Trade and Investment Queensland


Austrade accelerates the growth of exporters, attracts foreign investment and stimulates the visitor economy

Austrade, Australian Government - Austrade

Food and Agribusiness

Food and Agribusiness Network (FAN) is a not-for-profit food industry cluster supporting the development of food, agricultural and horticulture businesses

Department of Agriculture & Fisheries

Providing leadership to promote a sustainable and innovative agriculture, fisheries and forestry sector

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry – Support agriculture, fishery, food and forestry industries  About us - DAFF

Funding Finder

Search for grants across Australia and Queensland

Other Funding Opportunities | Regional Development Australia Wide Bay Burnett


Grants and Funding Finder

Grants and programs finder


Advance Queensland Programs and Funding

Programs and Funds | Advance Queensland | Queensland Government

Innovation, Investment and Commercialisation

AusIndustry will partner with you in the next step of your business growth. We'll support you to innovate, invest and commercialise. You may be eligible for funding and our national outreach network is ready to start working with you now.



Research & Development Tax Incentive supports businesses to innovate through research and development 

Research and Development Tax Incentive


Intellectual Property Support

IP Australia | Protect The Value Of Your Ideas

Queensland Manufacturing Assistance Programs and funding

Queensland’s manufacturing strategy and assistance programs

Manufacturing | Department of Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water

Queensland Regional Forestry Hubs

Queensland's regional forestry hubs are part of a network funded by the Australian Government, with one million dollars in seed funding for both the South East + Central and the North Queensland hubs to leverage and implement projects to boost productivity and growth in the sector.

QLD Forestry Hub

Queensland Small Business Commissioner

Enhancing the operating environment for small business by providing practical information, support and assistance to help Queensland small business thrive


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